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Jack Smellie looks at what to do when lambing and kidding doesn’t go to plan

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April 2018

How to treat hypothermic lambs

Monday, April 9, 2018

Smallholder Tim Tyne advises on the treatment of lambs which are hypothermic

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April 2018

We feature a family who are committed to self sufficiency on their smallholding on an island in Denmark

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April 2018

Debbie Kingsley outlines the rules and regulations for smallholding – this month identifying your sheep or goats

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April 2018

Debbie Kingsley outlines the rules and regulations for smallholding – this month registering your holding and your livestock

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Ask the experts: how to wean a baby goat

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Expert answers to your questions. This time, how to wean kids from the mothers

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March 2018

The wonders of the polytunnel

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Extend your growing season, says Kim Stoddart

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March 2018

The smallholder’s identity crisis

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

What exactly is a smallholder? Tim Tyne reflects on this perennial question in his new series on the more challenging aspects of ‘the good life’’

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March 2018

Ad Feature: Keep your chickens’ water clean with the Cleanflo Drinker

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

If you’re worried about contamination in your chickens’ water, look no further than the all new Cleanflo Drinker from BEC

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Vet’s View: ringworm in cattle

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Vet Charlotte Mouland discusses ringworm in cattle, the disease to watch out for in winter

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Jack Smellie offers some tips on how to prepare your smallholding for the winter

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Debbie Kingsley talks to Charlotte and Anthony Barnes about their Castlemilk Moorits

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Grow wild this autumn

Friday, October 6, 2017

Kim Stoddart explains why wild flowers should be a welcome addition to any smallholding

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To launch a new series, Jack Smellie asks what successful breeding actually means and what we can do to achieve it

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Small litter sizes can be disappointing and have a real impact on your finances when you’re trying to make your pigs pay their way. Liz Shankland has some advice

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In his third article on time management Tim Tyne considers the value of lists for smallholders

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Jack Smellie shares her health plan for her smallholding in North Devon

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Alternative routes

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Buying a smallholding can be beyond the reach of many. But there are alternative routes to ‘the good life’, as Tim Tyne explains

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Beating BVD

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Join the fight against a major cattle disease

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Bee wise

Friday, June 2, 2017

Kim Stoddart launches a new series on beekeeping in conjunction with New Quay Honey Farm. Part 1: How a childhood interest in apiculture shaped a family’s smallholding future

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How to make time

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Sam Gray offers some tips on time management on the smallholding

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From 15th May poultry show ban will be lifted in certain areas of the UK

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